Collie and Skin Problems Recovery Story

JAZZ - a Collie Finally Finding Relief from Skin Symptoms PARTICULARS Breed:  Collie   Age:  8 years young Troubles:  Hair Loss, Itchy Skin Problems, Skin Blackening, sores/weeping scabs, low energy, diarrhea  Oct. 11, 2010 Jazz and I would like to thank the...

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Havanese Overcomes Dog Allergies Symptoms

See How Angel, a Havanese, Overcomes Dog Allergies Hi, everybody. My name is Angel. I'm a 3 yr. old Havanese pup. I only weigh 7 pounds. A whole year ago I got itchy, started losing my pretty hair and got even more skinny than I already was! My vet thought I had...

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Bichon Frise Conquers Dog Allergies Symptoms

Story of Yoshie - in Overcoming Apparent Dog Allergies Symptoms December 4, 2013 "Yoshie's Magic Elixirs" We rescued Yoshie, our beloved Bichon Frise, 8 years ago. The people who we got him from wanted to get an Australian Dingo (yes a wild dog from Australia, similar...

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Complete Systemic Yeast Infection Info

WHAT IS A SYSTEMIC YEAST INFECTION (SYI)? It should be noted that a Systemic Yeast Infection or Candida Albicans overgrowth, is NOT an "illness" that your pet can "catch"; instead, it is the result of a breakdown of the natural environment of the GI Tract,...

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Kennel Cough in Dogs, Natural Answers

The Gentle, Effective Answer to Kennel Cough Watching your dog suffer from Kennel Cough can be heart-wrenching.  However, watching a short Video - at the bottom of this page - can show you how easily and quickly you can have a happy, playful canine friend again....

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Dog Flu or Canine Influenza

Facts and Resolution Options for the Dog Flu Dog Flu Overview The Dog Flu is an illness or Condition usually involving respiratory distress and possibly other symptoms, such as fever. Being caused by the Canine Influenza Virus, this type of condition is therefore...

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Panosteitis in Dogs

An Overview - PANO, or Panosteitis in Dogs Panosteitis, often abbreviated as PANO, is a condition characterized by an accelerated rate of growth which most commonly results in lameness and/or arthritis-like aches or pains in the long bone of the legs. Very likely, the...

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Great Dane Overcomes Pano Symptoms

Harley's Issues:  Pano, Growing Pains, Dull Coat Thank you, thank you, and thank you. Well, it's been 8 days since I have been giving my boy, Harley, the double dose of NZYMES® Antioxidant Treats and he is doing really well. I found Linda Arndt (GreatDaneLady.com)...

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Cushing’s Disease and Dogs

Cushing's Syndrome - Challenges & Support Options Cushings Disease, or Syndrome, is best described as a set of symptoms that tend to accompany the "over-production of Cortisol" within the body. Such a condition usually takes a significant period of time to...

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Emma the Pit Bull Terrier beats COPV

EMMA Breed: Pit Bull Health History: Canine oral papilloma, COPV July 10, 2012 Emma started out with one wart on her lip but this quickly spread to both sides of her mouth. I researched this symptom online since although I have had many dogs, as well as being a foster...

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Shedding or Hair Loss in Dogs or Cats

Those Pesky Shedding & Hair Loss Concerns - What to Do When seeking help for shedding or hair loss, NZYMES® Antioxidant products can usually be your saving grace, and not just because of the 120-day Guarantee, but because they deliver the desired results by...

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Bronchitis in Dogs

What Can Be Done for Bronchitis in Dogs, Acute or Chronic? Dog Bronchitis, acute or chronic, usually affects middle-aged to older dogs. The cause of canine bronchitis isn't completely clear but has often resulted from untreated respiratory issues like Kennel Cough....

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Lola – A Bichon Frise Beats the Hot Spots

Cute Bichon Wins Battle with Dog Hot Spots August 20, 2012 - Hello, my dog Lola has had hot spots since she was about 3 months old. The re-occurrence of the spots were about every month. When she would get a hot spot they would appear so fast and get as large as a...

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Pemphigus in Dogs

Holistic Help for Dog Skin Problems of Pemphigus Nature Pemphigus is a medical name for an entire GROUP of autoimmune issues which may make themselves known by the negative health effects they have on skin areas of the pet (usually dogs) and, with some frequency,...

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Heartworm Disease, Overview & Help

A Short Primmer on Heartworm Disease Canine Heartworm disease, otherwise known by its medical name - Dirofilaria immitis - is basically a worm/parasite infestation issue that is most often transmitted from dog to dog by a mosquito. Those 'blood-sucking' mosquitoes are...

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Mange Problems in Dogs or Cats

Answers & Help for Dogs or Cats with Mange Problems Mange problems, whether dog or cat (or other companion pet), have the potential to become a serious health issue. Though different types, these are all parasite issues involving various varieties of MITES...

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Fox, Shih-Tzu Mix Recovering from Paralysis

Happy Paralysis Recovery for Fox After Incident Fox is our 7-year-old Maltese Shih-Tzu, loves to play and cuddle. He's always been a healthy dog. About a year ago, a routine trip to the groomer turned out to be devastating for me and my family which left us with a...

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Tever, Mini Spaniel had Seizure Problems

Touching Story About a War Vet and Dog Having Seizures "Tever is my best friend!" I am a Viet Nam Veteran with severe PTSD. I live alone and the Police Dept. knew I needed a companion because they checked on me every day. So along comes Tever, a 2-year old Mini...

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Allergies in Dogs, What to Consider

What to Know about Allergies in Dogs Does your Dog Experience These Symptoms? Warm Weather Flare Ups (summer "allergies") Itchy Skin and Paws Excessive Licking and Scratching Serious or Minor Hair Loss Issues Hot Spots (some cases) Ear Infections (some cases)...

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Canine Hip Dysplasia Overview

A Brief Overview of Hip Dysplasia in Dogs Affecting a fair percentage of dogs, hip dysplasia (sometimes referred to as 'loose hips') is a developmental malformation or subluxation of the hip joints, eventually resulting in Arthritic issues. Quite often, such dysplasia...

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– Dog Paralysis Help Options

Help Alternatives for Dog Paralysis - Effective Options It is easy to see that Paralysis issues with dogs are one of the more common challenges facing pet parents these days, as people are coming to NZYMES® for such help on a near-daily basis.  And, there is a good...

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Addison’s Disease in Dogs

Dogs and Addison's Disease (Hypoadrenocorticism) In animals with Addison's disease, there is a deficiency of the corticosteroid hormones. It is often difficult for the vet to discover the direct cause of this deficiency unless the dog is taking medications that...

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No Magic Bullet for Dog Skin Problems

Got a dog with skin problems? Don’t expect to find a “Magic Bullet” Does your dog itch? Is he scratching, biting, licking or chewing? Is there hair loss, odor, blackening skin problems or ear infections? Have you been led to believe that this is all allergy related?...

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Why Give Your Dog Apple Cider Vinegar

Overview: Benefits of Giving Your Dog Apple Cider Vinegar Why give your dog apple cider vinegar? Surely we have all heard the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away". This could well have a lot of merits. Apples are among the most health-giving fruits...

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Canine Cancer & Diet, 2

Canine Cancer and Diet:  Part Two   In the last issue, I talked about things that may cause cancer in your dog.  This time I want to share with you different supplements that canaid in detoxifying your pet and decreasing the likely hood of cancer occurring.  Some...

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Canine Cancer & Diet, 1

Canine Cancer and Diet, Part 1 I've had several people contact me lately in regards to their dogs having cancer and wanting to know what they can do to help along with or outside of traditional western medicine.  Many people are looking for alternative ways to manage...

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Bacchus – Great Dane Puppy Acne

Great Dane Dog - and Puppy Acne Problems When Bacchus, our Great Dane puppy, was a few months old he had puppy pimples. It really wasn't too bad in the beginning. But, as he got older it just got worse. He was covered from head to toe!! It was so bad; you could not...

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Wobblers Syndrome in Dogs

Understanding Wobblers and What You Can do About It What is Wobblers? Wobblers syndrome in dogs is an issue that mainly affects large and giant breeds.  It is a compression or slippage of the discs in the spine that results in neck pain and mobility issues – sometimes...

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Urinary Incontinence in Dogs

Causes and Diagnosis Factors Related to Incontinence It's common to experience urinary incontinence related to aging or tied to a particular disease or condition. Dogs are no exception. To be healthy and live a good life, a healthy and properly working bladder is...

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Thyroid Problems in Dogs

About Natural Support for Thyroid Concerns in Dogs Thyroid problems in dogs have a long list of sneaky symptoms – they start showing themselves slowly and you may not even realize they are all related to the proper function of this delicate little gland. The thyroid...

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A Personal Note About Dog Shedding

Dog shedding has undoubtedly become an accepted inconvenience for many pet parents. Normal, busy lives do not usually accommodate the amount of time required to keep the evidence of shedding from taking over everything in our homes. Couches, clothes, floors and chairs...

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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

What it means - Leaky-Gut in Pets If you are reading this, chances are you may not know what leaky gut syndrome in dogs is – but there’s a good chance you already know it’s as gross as it sounds and has likely found this page by discretely Googling diarrhea,...

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Is Your Dog Happy?

How You Might Contribute - or Not Everyone wants a healthy dog – but how would you know? Is your dog happy? We have any number of tests and measures to help you determine the health of a dog; but - just like people - happiness also plays a key role in overall quality...

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Dog Bloat & Torsion Problems

Facts on Twisted Stomach/GDV in Dogs Bloat can be a funny word sometimes – but there is nothing funny about bloat when it comes to dogs - this issue in dogs is downright scary and must be addressed immediately and properly. Dog bloat, twisted stomach and stomach...

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Dog Ear Infections

Dog Ear Infections Of Bacterial, or Non-Fungal Nature Most dogs will suffer from an itchy, awful ear infection at least once in their lifetime. Dog ear infections happen mainly because those cute little folds of skin going down into the ear canal are a great place for...

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10 Facts About the Dog Flu

Things you may need to know - if you suspect 'Dog Flu' Most dog owners have heard of the canine influenza virus, but here are a few quick facts about the dog flu that are helpful for every dog parent to know. 1. What is the dog flu? The "dog flu" comes as a result of...

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Australian Shepherd with Hip Dysplasia?

Hip Dysplasia and Herding-Breed Dogs Are you surprised to see your Aussie, Border Collie or similar breed starting to struggle with his hips? You’re not alone.  While the Australian Shepherd is generally a very healthy breed of dog, hip dysplasia is, unfortunately, a...

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3 Healthy Habits to Reduce Dog Shedding

I can’t imagine shedding hair the way some dogs do. Imagine how awkward would it be to go over to a new friend's home and have my hair start falling out everywhere. How embarrassing. And yet some dogs – through no fault of their own - face this embarrassment every...

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4 Do’s and Don’ts at the Doggy Park

A Few Doggy Park Rules... I am so excited to meet the new dog in my life… I don’t have him or her yet, but I’m already getting prepared: picking out doggy bowls, researching the best foods for my new friend and looking up nearby dog parks – and there are a bunch to...

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4 Common Causes of Canine Paralysis

If your child developed paralysis it would be heart breaking. So, as doggy parents, getting a diagnosis of canine paralysis is equally devastating information… but it’s perfectly possible for most dogs to survive this difficult condition with a little extra help from...

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Does Your Dog Smell Like Fritos?

Not nuts about your dog smelling like Fritos? I love Fritos. You know – those salty, crunchy, corn chips - perfect for every occasion.  I believe Fritos are what God intended when he made corn (and I suspect the Mayans would have discovered the Frito long ago had they...

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Is Yeast Free Dog Food The Answer?

Hearing recommendations that your dog needs 'yeast free' dog food? You've recently figured out that your dog is battling a yeast infection. You know that diet is a key factor in getting this problem under control –so now the hunt begins to find a yeast free dog food....

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Skin Blackening in Dogs

Is your Dog Troubled by Skin Turning Black? Noah was a young Pit Bull-Mastiff mix with perfect pink skin and a healthy looking coat. At 2 years of age, after a routine trip to the vet for vaccination shots, he began to develop a patch of blackened skin. The vet tested...

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Dog Hip Dysplasia: The Deeper Details

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs - What it Is & What it Looks Like Dog Hip Dysplasia is a condition which causes a malformed joint connection between the head of the femur (leg bone) and the pelvis of a dog. This results in irregular hip movement, which can be painful and...

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5 Myths About Dog Allergies

Has Your dog been "Diagnosed" with Allergies?  Welcome to the club. According to many recent polls, "dog allergies" is the most frequent ailment diagnosis heard from local veterinarians in our modern times. Yet, why would so many dogs (maybe 1/3 of the...

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Biggles, a Dachshund had Digestive Problems

Health Problem:  Eating/Digestive Disorder, Coprophagia Biggles was 2 years old when I adopted him from a shelter. There was a connection made when we saw each other and I believed he would be a great friend. I started him on Bifidus, a probiotic, and It took 3 weeks...

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Coonhound Syndrome in Dogs

Coonhound Paralysis is Another Name for Coonhound Syndrome Because it can quickly render a dog paralyzed, with little or no movement capability. Coonhound syndrome (acute polyradical neuritis) can be a quick acting and devastating Immobilizer when dogs fall prey to...

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Cataracts in Dogs

Helpful Information on Cataracts in Dogs Cataracts in dogs, cats or other companion pets is a fairly common problem with the eyes. Cataracts can result from a variety of different causes and may affect all breeds and ages of pets, although some breeds are more prone...

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Bulldog Emmet overcomes Dog Pneumonia

Emmet's Respiratory Problem:  Dog Pneumonia Two months ago we brought our new Bulldog puppy home with us. That day, we noticed right away that something wasn't right with him. Besides green mucus coming from his nose, he sounded horribly congested. We immediately took...

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Is it Cruel to Keep Dogs as “Pets”?

A "Rebuttal" to an Article on 'HubPage.com' (per the Link below) So... I recently stumbled upon someone's article that caught my eye: "Why It's Cruel to Keep Dogs as 'Pets" If you haven't read it, let me summarize some of its finer points. It talks about how pet...

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Back & Spinal Problems in Dogs

Introductory Discussion There are numerous ways in which a dog can be injured in or around the critical spinal area, whether neck region or back regions such as Thoracic or Lumbar. And, many injury types can end up being more debilitating than others. Depending on...

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Anemia in Dogs

NZYMES Versus Anemia Issues in Dogs Anemia in Dogs is a rare but often 'life threatening' condition which is all about a low red blood cell count. This can come about from several different reasons, which may include loss of blood, the destruction of the red blood...

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Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs

What to do about Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs Bloody diarrhea in dogs can be a serious concern, and you should take the pet to the vet as soon as possible for a proper professional assessment. Depending on the actual issue, it may not be good to waste time. There can be...

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DERMATITIS IN DOGS

Increase Your Understanding about Dermatitis in Dogs Dermatitis is the term for a variety of inflammatory skin conditions that can have serious negative affect the overall health of your dog. It can be a temporary or chronic (repetitive) condition that can affect the...

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Sophia – A Dog with too much Shedding

Basset Hound Problem: Dogs Excessive Shedding After trying your product on our Basset Hound my husband and I had to send our story in! We have two dogs, a female basset hound named Sophia and a male long-haired Dachshund named Stitch. Since Stitch is long-haired, you...

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Kidney Problems in Dogs

Health Concerns with Kidneys of the Dog Kidney failure, or Chronic Renal Failure, is most often seen in the older dog or cat and may be caused by a wide variety of issues. Causes range from being born with poorly functioning kidneys to the accidental ingestion of...

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Hepatitis in Dogs

How NZYMES can Support or Aid with Hepatitis Challenges Hepatitis in dogs:  This is a disorder that involves inflammation of the liver, and is common to many animals, as well as humans. Hepatitis in dogs is caused by the virus CAV-1 which is not one that is infectious...

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Vaccine Reactions in Dogs

Unwanted Reactions to Vaccinations in Dogs Vaccinosis is the general name for chronic disease caused by vaccines. There can be many symptoms from vaccines including seizures, fever, lethargy, hypertrophic dystrophy (bone pain), & muscle aches. In extreme cases,...

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Zelda-Mae, Overcoming Wobblers

Great Dane Challenges: Wobblers, Paralysis, Jaw Surgery Zelda Mae, our 4-1/2-year-old blue Great Dane, was diagnosed in May with Cervical Vertebrae Instability or Wobblers. She was in extreme discomfort, which was being managed through steroid injections and now she's...

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Koly, Min-Pin & Marked Mobility Loss

Problems: Mobility Loss, Possible Arthritis or Spinal Issues Our 18-year-old Miniature Pinscher, Koly, has been part of our family for a very long time. We love him dearly and were very concerned as he started aging quickly in his later years. He became immobile and...

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Liver Damage in Dogs

Overview of Issues Involving Dogs Affected by Liver Damage Liver "damage" is a frequent result of repeated use of common medications such as Rimadyl, Prednisone or others like them. At NZYMES, for over two decades, we have seen many dozens of situations where a dog...

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Brittany Spaniel and Vaccine Reactions

Copper's Issues:  Vaccine Reactions, Limping, Lethargy We got Copper on May 3rd from the Irvine Animal Care Center. They estimated that Copper was two years old. On April 30th, he had been given the following vaccinations/medications: • DHLPP • Corona • Bordetella •...

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Eye Infections in Dogs

Eye Infection Assessment or Help NOTE: Before continuing with the information of this page, it is important to consider that the majority of eye infection issues with dogs may be just a symptom of a much greater problem. If you see other symptoms  such as - itching,...

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Pekingese Dog & Back Problems

Pekingese With Back Problems & Rear-leg Lameness My Pekingese, Maggie, is 5 years old. Within 2 months time, she began having trouble with weakness in her back end. My previous Pekingese, Gizmo, had had the same trouble. After taking Maggie to the vet and her...

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Recovery Story, Dog Cough and Runny Nose

Sadie & Baby, Respiratory Issues:  Dog-Cough, Runny Nose Our two Chihuahua's, Sadie (4 years.) and Baby (2 years), came down with a dog cough. Their noses were runny and they would start wheezing and then gag. Sadie was worse than the Baby. I ordered the NZYMES...

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Cuts, Wounds & Bites in Dogs

Help for Dogs with Cuts, Wounds or Bites Cuts, Wounds or Bites in dogs can happen at any time. Whether it be an accident, or tangling with another animal, such an injury can be threatening, and you certainly want to do what you can to help your dog get well...

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Lacy, A Shepherd Hip Dysplasia Story

German Shepherd Hip Dysplasia - a Happy Ending At the end of August, we noticed that our 7-year-old German Shepherd would cry out whenever she got up. All of a sudden her behavior changed. She did not walk up the stairs, she would not jump in the car, was she not as...

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HOD in Dogs, a Growth Disorder

Hypertrophic OsteoDystrophy, or HOD Trouble in Dogs HOD in dogs: HOD is the abbreviation for Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy, which is just one of several developmental orthopedic diseases or issues affecting dogs in our modern times, which is likely not an issue...

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Viral Infections in Dogs

What Can be Done - to Help Your Dog with Viral Challenges Viral infection is the fundamental cause of many ailments or illnesses, such as flu or colds, or more serious issues (in humans) like the example Herpes virus seen to the right. And, getting help to a body...

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Food Poisoning in Dogs (or Cats)

Help Options: Should your Dog Suffer a Food Poisoning Event Food poisoning in dogs is likely much rarer than situations in which people may be affected by food poisoning issues. Think about it; our dogs are normally confined to eating pretty much what we give them to...

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Chihuahua with Paralysis, Pinched Nerve

Pee Wee's Issues: Pinched Nerve and Paralysis Challenges In October we took our Chihuahua, Pee Wee, to the vet because he was walking unsteady and he could no longer jump on the bed. The diagnosis was a pinched nerve in the back and hip-joint degradation. Our vet...

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Hot Spots on Dogs

Hot Spots Resolution Approach May Depend on Other Symptoms What are Hot Spots? Hot spots in dogs can be defined as "moist skin eruptions that can occur anywhere on a dog's body". The name is most probably tied to observations that they most generally occur during the...

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Injury, Surgery and Trauma in Dogs

Reduce Recovery Time, Improve Outcome Injury or Trauma in dogs is one of the most stressful situations to deal with. When your dog has the misfortune of an injury or suffers the trauma of an accident, it's important to know that there are special, all-natural...

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Gas in Dogs

Help for a Stinky Problem with Dogs Gas in dogs can really be a stinker of an issue to deal with. We love our pets... but, at times their flatulence can really mess up the ambiance of our home (or even worse, the vehicle). Though there may be times when an illness is...

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Aural Hematoma in Dogs

Dogs and Aural Hematoma Concerns For any section of skin under an ear-flap that happens to develop a collection of blood, this is a result (whatever the cause) that is referred to as Aural Hematoma. In simpler terms, this is a form of a blood blister. It can be a...

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Hair Loss in Dogs

Various Parameters can be Involved with Hair Loss in Dogs Significant Hair Loss in Dogs has much to do with the health of the skin and hair follicles and is normally tied to much deeper problems. If your dog is experiencing a problem that seems simply like excessive...

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Bone Disorders in Dogs

Information on Bone & Growth Related Issues in Dogs The most common issue related to bones in dogs has to do with growth and development problems. This is seen this quite frequently in the larger breeds - due to their tendency toward overly rapid or unchecked...

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Aging in Dogs

Dealing with Aspects of Getting Older... And how they affect your dog, especially related to Mobility & quality of life! Aging in dogs is one of those unavoidable parts of life we all wish we could better control. For your precious pet, getting older is not a lot...

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Anal Gland Problems in Dogs

Dogs and Anal Gland Concerns Anal sacs are scent glands of the dog located just below, to the left and right of the rectum. As a large stool is passed through the rectum, pressure is applied to the sacs forcing a small amount of anal gland secretion to the stool. This...

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Asthma in Dogs

Learn How NZYMES Can Help with Dog Asthma Asthma in dogs, as a chronic, repetitive condition of your pet's respiratory system, is an ailment that makes normal breathing very difficult for the afflicted dog (or other pet). From time to time, an episode is triggered and...

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Dog Allergy Symptoms: What you might not know

The Dog Allergies Diagnosis vs. the 'Allergy Symptoms' How often do you stress over the pain and expense of your dog’s “allergies”? How much time do you spend getting more medications and allergy shots from the vet for your fur-baby? And how often do you ask yourself,...

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